Banana Bread for my pumpkin butter.
5 very ripe bananas
1/2 cup shortening
4 oz. cinnamon apple sauce
1 cup sugar
1 cup brown sugar
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. Grease 2 – 9×5 inch loaf pans.
In a medium bowl, mash bananas and stir in the eggs until well blended. Set aside.
In mixer, beat shortening and gradually add sugars. Stir in vanilla and banana/egg mixture. In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; blend into batter. Divide between the prepared pans.
Bake for 1 hour 15 minutes in the preheated oven, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the loaf comes out clean.